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Elite FA Cup,

Celtic FC 4 - 1 Inter Milan

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Match, Celtic FC vs. Inter Milan (Wed Jun 24)


                            Celtic FC  |  Inter Milan
                          4-1-2-1-2 P  |  5-3-2 L
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Dragan Lobozinski
                                       |
                           H_Gomes GK  |  GK Rafael
                        C_Kabasele DF  |  DF J_Tavernier
                        H_Bellerin DF  |  DF Eirik_Silva
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF Carr
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF R_Carlos_Jr
                        C_Makelele DM  |  DF D_Abdoun
                          L_Holtby MF  |  MF G_Zola
                        N_Chalobah MF  |  MF B_Costacurta
                        R_V_Persie AM  |  MF Sancho
                         P_McGowan FW  |  FW J_Cummings
                       M_Phisbaena FW  |  FW I_Gabilondo
                                       |
                        P_Dahlberg SUB |  SUB G_Ochoa
                         B_Howedes SUB |  SUB C_Panucci
                          P_A_Cocu SUB |  SUB G_Sigurdsson
                          A_Cejudo SUB |  SUB A_Italiano
                       L_Griffiths SUB |  SUB Juanfran

Referee: J_Underhill (Scotland)


Min. 7  :(cfc) M_Phisbaena takes advantage of a bad back pass from Carr
          ...  M_Phisbaena tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He pulls his shirt over his face in celebration!
          ...  And Celtic FC are leading in the game now
          ...  Celtic FC 1-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 7  :(irm) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Inter Milan will now be playing A
Min. 7  :(irm) R_Carlos_Jr turns past C_Metzelder
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  R_V_Persie knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  J_Underhill blows up for a foul
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 10 :(cfc) P_McGowan flicks it past R_Carlos_Jr
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  But D_Abdoun wins the tackle
Min. 11 :(cfc) N_Chalobah retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  M_Phisbaena latches onto the end of it
          ...  R_Carlos_Jr steals the ball of off him
Min. 15 :(irm) I_Gabilondo barges H_Bellerin off the ball
          ...  L_Holtby with the block
Min. 16 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena with the heel pass to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Rafael parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 16 :(irm) D_Abdoun with a measured pass to G_Zola
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
          ...  J_Underhill just wants to lecture him
Min. 22 :(cfc) C_Makelele looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to M_Phisbaena
          ...  Eirik_Silva cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 22 :(irm) Eirik_Silva with the nod to I_Gabilondo
          ...  I_Gabilondo fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But H_Gomes reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 25 :(irm) J_Cummings finds a hole in the defence
          ...  The defence was sleeping
          ...  He made a fantastic run though
          ...  But H_Bellerin sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 28 :(irm) G_Zola hoofs it up field to find B_Costacurta
          ...  Cleaned up by C_Kabasele
Min. 33 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena with a smart turn
          ...  M_Phisbaena hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  Rafael catches the ball
Min. 35 :(cfc) P_McGowan holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 36 :(irm) B_Costacurta beats J_A_Riise
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  H_Bellerin hits it out for a throw
Min. 37 :(irm) D_Abdoun has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  J_Cummings collects the loose ball!
          ...  J_Cummings throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But H_Gomes just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 41 :(irm) Eirik_Silva finds J_Cummings in acres of space
          ...  But J_A_Riise slides in two footed.
          ...  J_Underhill has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(cfc) C_Metzelder finds M_Phisbaena with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  M_Phisbaena tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  J_Underhill talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Celtic FC 2-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 47 :(irm) B_Costacurta plays a long ball to J_Cummings
          ...  J_Cummings with a stunning strike !
          ...  H_Gomes makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Celtic FC 2-0 Inter Milan

Min. 48 :(cfc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  M_Phisbaena is through!
          ...  M_Phisbaena sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  But Rafael parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 51 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with electric pace
          ...  He eases past Eirik_Silva
          ...  Eirik_Silva moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 53 :(irm) J_Cummings cuts through the defence
          ...  But M_Phisbaena puts it in row Z!
Min. 54 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a penetrating pass to C_Metzelder
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Eirik_Silva
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 56 :(cfc) C_Makelele with a measured pass to H_Bellerin
          ...  J_Tavernier wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 57 :(cfc) H_Bellerin chips the ball over the defence and finds N_Chalobah
          ...  R_Carlos_Jr plays the back pass
          ...  Rafael can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by C_Makelele!
          ...  M_Phisbaena with the shot!
          ...  Rafael gets a hand to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He just couldn't keep it out!
          ...  He will be trying to claim the match ball now!
          ...  The hat trick is complete!
          ...  That is his 10th goal this campaign!!
          ...  Celtic FC 3-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 60 :(cfc) L_Griffiths will replace P_McGowan and play FW
Min. 61 :(cfc) L_Holtby pulls it back to R_V_Persie
          ...  R_V_Persie hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  Rafael can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Rafael makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 64 :(cfc) C_Makelele with a glorious 60-yard pass to L_Holtby
          ...  J_Cummings fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Dragan Lobozinski looks relieved
          ...  Stuart Neilson is far from happy with that decision
Min. 65 :(cfc) There's going to be a change
          ...  A_Cejudo will come on for N_Chalobah and play MF
Min. 65 :(cfc) R_V_Persie flicks the ball through
          ...  C_Makelele runs onto it!
          ...  R_Carlos_Jr is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  H_Bellerin passes to L_Griffiths
          ...  Intercepted by Eirik_Silva
Min. 67 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena takes advantage of a bad back pass from D_Abdoun
          ...  Carr wins the ball with ease
          ...  J_Underhill saw something no-one else did
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 69 :(irm) R_Carlos_Jr plays in I_Gabilondo with a beautiful ball
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_A_Riise takes possession
Min. 70 :(cfc) B_Howedes will come on for C_Kabasele and play DF
Min. 70 :(cfc) R_V_Persie moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  Rafael parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 73 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 76 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  M_Phisbaena unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled home!
          ...  The Celtic FC fans go wild!
          ...  Celtic FC 4-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 80 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena beats Carr
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  M_Phisbaena hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  Rafael with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 82 :(irm) J_Cummings with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  J_Cummings gets his head to the ball !
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 83 :(irm) There's going to be a change
          ...  Juanfran will come on for J_Cummings and play FW
Min. 84 :(irm) G_Sigurdsson will replace the useless G_Zola and will play MF
Min. 84 :(cfc) C_Metzelder with a measured pass to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena with the attempt at goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 85 :(irm) C_Panucci is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Tavernier is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 92 :(cfc) C_Makelele beats his marker
          ...  C_Makelele with the drive!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  Rafael never had a chance!
Min. 92 :(cfc) C_Makelele plays the back pass
          ...  H_Gomes can't get to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake to make!!
          ...  Look at the fury on the managers face!!
          ...  Celtic FC 4-1 Inter Milan ...

*************  FULL TIME  ****************


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 147,416
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : M_Phisbaena (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Phisbaena (7,43,57,76)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : R_V_Persie (7)
Injured              : N/A
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Inter Milan Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cummings
Scorers              : C_Makelele (92 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Carr (67)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |  Inter Milan
Attempts on Goal     :          14        |       4
Off target           :           5        |       1
On target            :           9        |       3
Possession           :          65        |       35
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          13        |       5
Key Tackles          :           7        |       8
Key Passes           :          14        |       7
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 4 - 1 Inter Milan
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Player Statistics - Celtic FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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H_Gomes        GK  39   2   3   7  41 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
C_Kabasele     DF   3  31   9   6  30 |  72   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
H_Bellerin     DF   1  30  10  10  23 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  29   8   9  30 |  94   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  29   7   9  32 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
C_Makelele     DM   2  12  31  10  30 |  94   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0 -20  30   0
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  31   9  21 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
N_Chalobah     MF   2   7  29   4  24 |  67   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_V_Persie     AM   2   9  31  14  31 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   9  38  16 |  62   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  14  37  32 |  94   0   1   2   0   9   4   0   0   0  20  20 170
P_Dahlberg     GK  31   5   2   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  36  12   9  23 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  33   8  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3  10  29   8  10 |  27   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Griffiths    FW   2  10   5  28  31 |  32   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Inter Milan
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Rafael         GK  33   2   2   2  20 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -15   0   0   0
J_Tavernier    DF   3  29  12   7  33 |  87   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Eirik_Silva    DF   3  29   7   9  13 |  94   0   4   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0 -20
Carr           DF   2  28   9   8  11 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
R_Carlos_Jr    DF   3  28   6   5  41 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
D_Abdoun       DF   3  27   9   7  30 |  94   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
G_Zola         MF   2  11  29   4  13 |  86   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Costacurta   MF   2   6  28   7  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Sancho         MF   2   7  27  11  30 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cummings     FW   3   5   8  29  32 |  85   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
I_Gabilondo    FW   2   7   8  28  29 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
G_Ochoa        GK  29   2   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Panucci      DF   3  29  11   5  31 |   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Sigurdsson   MF   2   7  29  14  30 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Italiano     MF   2  11  29   7  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Juanfran       FW   3   7   7  27  31 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
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